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CTRL+R stops working until reboot 2.82

Just randomly my Ctrl+R Loop-Cut shortcut stops working in Blender 2.82 and won't work again until I reboot my PC. Has anyone else seen that?
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Wierd faces after I moved one vertex of quads

I am new to blender. I searched the forums for an answer to my question. I couldnt find any. I loop cut a cube (vertical center) I Pushed the loopcut on the Y Axis so the whole shape became like >>. ...
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How to use bridge edge loops to make a pipe bend in Blender 2.8/9 [duplicate]

I'm trying to bridge two edge loops in Blender 2.8 to make a curved pipe. I was able to do this in 2.79 but I cannot get it work in 2.8. After setting profile to 0. Setting it to -1 makes it look ...
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Edge Loop creates duplicate in 2.8

Using the excellent tutorial by Andrew Price for intro to blender, I reached the point where he is making bendy sprinkles. Using the edge loop just as he did doesn't bend the sprinkle; it creates ...
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2.81a Particles in render not matching preview

I have implemented two identical particle emitters back to back so that i get a looping animation depicting low-poly smoke. I use a blend texture to resize the particles as they go through their life. ...
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How to do Trammel Of Archimedes Animation?

How does one make a Trammel Of Archimedes? Trammel of Archimedes A trammel of Archimedes is a mechanism that generates the shape of an ellipse. It consists of two shuttles which are confined ...
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Scale edge loops along edge [duplicate]

I have a 6 sided polygon and I'm adding loop cuts to one of the sides not even with either the X or the Y axis. I was wondering, is there a way to scale it along the edge that the loop cut is on?
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Correct UVs Blender 2.8

I was wondering if there's the same feature as in Blender 2.7x, that if you check a checkbox, your UV map get's stretched accordingly like in this post. Thanks for your help in advance!
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Creating Loop Cuts in any direction

I want to create loop cuts in a direction that Blender does not allow me to. As far as I know. Anyone have a solution how to create the loop cuts as shown in the image attached.
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Attempting multiple loop selects with Alt+LMB; faces are being selected in some parts as well?

Why is this only occurring on the top/bottom of the model, not on the sides? How do I avoid this happening? (I only wish to select the edges while in edge select, not the faces also) I'm using v2.81....
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How to move a Cut Loop and Slide using a measure

Im using centimeters as unit of length and I've created a plane. Now I want to make a edge loop and place it at 6cm from the left edge of the plane. I went in ...
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How does one seamlessly loop an animation containing a Noise modifier?

I've searched and found some ineffective "solutions" to the issue I am experiencing. I am animating a flickering candle flame and there is probably a much easier/more effective way to do this, ...
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Problem subdividing edge loop in a model

I have this model of a rook (chess piece) and I want to subdivide the top edge loop, but as soon I try to do that it forms a weird curvy edge loop. I have attached the model along with the pictures ...
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Loop Cut Factor doesn't work from -.85/.85 further

I don't understand why the Factor doesn't allow me to bring the loop cut closer to an edge. It's all good up to -.85/.85 and from there it snaps the cut to the other edge. I can't get the cut closer ...
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If animation is 40 frames, should I cut it off at 39?

If I am making an animation loop that is 40 frames and I start it at 0, do I need to end it at 39 or 40 to make it loop right? Another way to ask the question might be, does the last frame count as a ...
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Impossible to select edge loops with shortcut [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8 it's impossible to select edge loops with Shift + Alt and left (or right) click. Why?
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Looping baked physics simulations

I want to loop my baked physics simulation like I did in Maya with Animation Layers but can't found them in Blender. Here's a video of what I'm trying to achieve: https://youtu.be/_1j5Tf6ulII?t=266
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Rigid body - Fall in fron of camera / loopable

I'm doing a footage with camera flying through scene, and objects are falling from top, sticking (and moving backwards) at ground plane. Since footage has to be about a 2-3 minutes, I'd like to ...
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Can you extend an edge to make a loopcut?

I would like to take these beveled edges and wrap them around the mesh as loopcuts (to remedy the large ngon created by bevelling). Seeing that anytime you bevel something it creates a large ngon, ...
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How to cut at the same height

I want to use the cutting tool add a new edge just above this doorway. I need the tool to cut at exactly the same height all the way around. I don't want to use Ctrl+R as the loop cut cuts other parts ...
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Modelling an awkward and complex shape

I'm learning Blender and started a project to model an old Leica camera I have. The top section of the camera has a very awkward solid shape, I've bitten off more than I can chew! In my limited ...
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Merge Vertices & Loop Cut

In the examples I have attached. I am merging at centre those 3 vertices, and when I try to do a loop cut it stops at the loop cut, and does not go to the tip of my mesh. But If I grab the same ...
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How to select a loop of faces

I am trying to select the loop of faces that you see partially lit all around the sphere. Please note that I am able to do that for all the other loops by clicking on alt+rmb. Whith these thinner ...
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Using Python to select Inner loop in my mesh is producing unexpected results. Any suggestions? Blender 2.8

I have many 2d meshes that have many edge loops created with the Inset Straight Skeleton Tool and I'm hoping I can clean up some of the unwanted edge loops in an automated way. So far I've found: <...
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Bridge edge loops not bridging to nearest vertex on adjacent edge loop?

I have two edge loops which I am trying to bridge. The edge loops do not have an equal number of vertices. My assumption was that the Edge Loop Tool would just bridge to the nearest vertex. Given ...
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Issues with Proximity/Edge Loops when using Subsurf

Got some problems here that I'm super stuck on. I've only been working with Blender for a short while so hopefully these are easy fixes. First issue (labeled "1"): I had made a loop cut and ...
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Non-manifold face

I recently resolved a non-manifold issue as detailed in my answer here, but I have now made another issue for myself which I cannot seem to resolve. I have been trying to reduce the amount of ...
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I pressed some button accidentally and now the loop cut tool is invisible for the selected objects

So I think I pressed some button and something happened to the objects I had selected. Now on these objects when I go into edit mode and press ctrl-r to add loop cuts the new orange lines don't appear ...
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How does one create a looping animation on the Z axis in Blender 2.8?

I've read a dozen posts on loop animation, but nothing seems to work in version 2.8 of Blender. I have a simple need to rotate a UFO 360 continuously during an animation with other things going on. ...
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Using the loop cut and adding additional loops

I have an issue with loop cut. It says press ⎈ CtrlR and then you can use the mouse wheel to adjust the cuts. I am using industry standard keys and ⎇ AltC is the shortcut but middle mouse ...
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Loop selection if Vertices have less or more then 4 faces

Link to this video How Blender Guru selected Loops with vertex which has five contiguous faces. When I try to select Loop with vertex which has more or less four vertex Loop selection are breaking on ...
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Edge loop select in linux

In Linux Mint pressing the Alt+LMB moves windows. How would I select an edge loop in this situation?
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Face loop select options. Selecting faces between two faces [duplicate]

When I clicked Alt and select the face its select all the faces in the horizontal direction , which is not not what I required I want to select the faces in the vertical direction. Is there anyway to ...
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How can I snap edges to grid lines?

I am very new to Blender and I'm having some trouble with grid snapping. I have absolute grid snapping enabled. If I select an edge or edge loop and attempt to snap to grid, it snaps in the correct ...
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Subdivision Surface and Knife Project. Blender 2.8

I made mesh for deck of guitar. After, i had to make a hole in this mesh. Also i used "Subdivision Surface". I created a circle to use "Knife Project". Made in the mesh a circle then deleted face to ...
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Help me to use 'Loop Cut' properly. Blender 2.8

I use Blender 2.8. I read how to fix it on Blender 2.79, but i cant repeat their moves on Blender 2.8. I want to 'Loop Cut' cuts around my mesh.
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Is it possible to shift faces by using “square” loops

Is it possible to shift faces using a square loop? Is there a better way to accomplish the animation that is below, using Blender I made an animation in Octave of what I'm trying to accomplish in ...
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“number of slices” shortcut doesn't work (Loop Cut)

https://youtu.be/zH_eZDWCnMg?t=123 Hi, i try this tutorial but "number of slices" page up/down or mouse wheel shortcut doesn't work ? Version: 2.8 RC
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How do I make an array of objects light up sequentially?

I have many cylinders duplicated with an array. The material emits light. I need to make the cylinders light up and turn off one after an other in a loop. Any idea on how to do this?
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Animation Nodes - instance objects over time

I am trying to create an animation where torus's emanate from a centre at regular intervals (like the RKO Pictures radio wave animation). This means creating new instances over time. I have managed ...
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Why can I add a horizontal loop cut, but I can't add a vertical loop cut [duplicate]

In the images I'm trying to add a loop cut vertically through the rectangles, however, it only allows me to add a horizontal loop cut. The mesh is only a plane and I am using the mirror modifier. I'...
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How to modify the uneven space between separate loop cuts, while they are already cut?

While I noticed how to entirely remove edge loops (by dissolving) and simply creating them anew. I'd like to know if there's a way to modify the amount of space between each and between specific of ...
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Can't find any tutorials on Body Edgeloops [duplicate]

I can find plenty of tutorials on good edge loops while modelling the head, hands, feet but nothing on the main body itself, any help please?
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Can't do loop cut or ring on my mesh [duplicate]

My problem is that I can't ring or loop-cut a set of polygons that are co-planar. This is the sort of thing that's happening, as you can see I can only affect 2 faces at a time. I've cleaned up the ...
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Bridging Edges Loops between meshes with mirror modifier crosses x axis

I am creating a model and I started with one portion, then added another mesh that I've adjusted, but when I try to bridge the edge loops the faces are all crossing the x-axis (like multiple X's, ...
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shift alt left click for loop select doesn't work in 2.8 anymore. What did they change now?

The title says it all. This is so incredibly, unbearably annoying. mesh.loop_select doesn't work now... and I can't figure out that they've made it into. Even when reset to default settings I can no ...